Ruturaj Gaikwad Biography, Family History, Brother or Sister, Wife Name, Cast & more

Ruturaj Gaikwad is a 24-year-old opening batsman who comes from Pune city, Maharashtra state, India, and plays for his domestic state Cricket team Maharashtra.  

Ruturaj Gaikwad biography, profile, family, IPL and stat


He was the highest run-getter in the Maharashtra league of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in 2018-19. In 2019, IPL Player Auction, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) acquired his services at his base price of INR 20 lakh.

Ruturaj Gaikwad Family Background History-

Ruturaj Gaikwad’s family lives in Pune, Maharashtra a small village “Paragon Mehmane” in the Saswad area of the Pune district. Ruturaj’s father name Dashrath Gaikwad was a Defence Research Development Officer in a government department and his mother taught students at a municipal school. He has one sibling sister named. 

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Ruturaj Gaikwad was born on 31 January 1997 in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian cricketer who plays for Maharashtra’s domestic cricket team. He made his first-class debut for Maharashtra in the year 2016–17 in Ranji Trophy on October 6, 2016. 


Let’s know about Ruturaj Gaikwad cricketer’s Biography, Wiki, Marital Status, wife- Girlfriend name, Mother, social media profile account, cricket journey, IPL auction price, salary or net worth, Career, and many more interesting facts about R Gaikwad’s cricketer.   

Ruturaj Gaikwad Profile Biography-

  • Full Name

Ruturaj Dashrath Gaikwad

  • Nickname


  • Date Of Birth

January 31, 1997

  • Age

24 years

  • Nationality


  • Religion


  •  Place of Birth

Pune, Maharashtra, India

  • Profession


  • School


  • College
Not Known

Ruturaj Gaikwad Father & Mother Name-

  • His Father Name

Dashrath Gaikwad

  • His Mother Name

Savita Gaikwad

  • His Siblings

1 sister

Ruturaj Gaikwad Marital status-

  • Marital Status
Not Married
  • Girlfriend (GF) Name


Ruturaj Gaikwad Physical Attribute

  • Height-
175 in cm, in Foot 5’9 inches
  • Weight-
  • Hair Color-
  •  Eye Color-



He is a very active person on the peach and during the match.

Ruturaj Gaikwad Cricket Career-

  • Main Role-
  • Batting Style Right/Left-
Right-hand batsman
  • Bowling Style-
Right Arm Bowler
  • His Jersey Number-
Jersey No. 31
  • Domestic / State Teams He Played-
India Under-23 Team, India A, India B, India Blue Team, Maharashtra State Domestic Team.
  • IPL Team He Play For-
CSK ( Chennai Super Kings)

Know More About His Cricket Career- 

  • He made his Twenty20 debut for Maharashtra in the 2016–17 Inter-State Twenty-20 Tournament on 2 February 2017.
  • He made his List A debut for Maharashtra in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017.
  • In October 2018, he was nominated in India B’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy.
  • In December 2018, he was obtained by the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the player IPL auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League Season.
  • In June 2019, he scored 187 not out for India A against Sri Lanka A-Team.
  • In August 2019, he was selected in the India Blue team’s squad for the first time in the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy.
  • In October 2019, he was named to India B’s squad during the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy.
  • In August 2020, Gaikwad tested positive for COVID-19 before the start of the IPL season 13 in 2020.

Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL T20 Career-

Gaikwad made headlines when he scored 444 runs from only seven matches at an excellent average of 63.42 with three half-centuries and a century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in the year 2016-17 season and was the third-highest run-getter in the Cricket tournament.

 In July 2019, he played for the India A team, Gaikwad gathered 677 runs with an average rate of 112.83 in the series against Sri Lanka Team-A and West Indies Team-A- A in 8 matches, and again he played well and scored 154 runs against New Zealand Team- A in 3 matches that were held in January 2020.”

Somehow, R. Gaikwad’s achievements have not been quite noticed, but he consistently performed his best for the team and scored runs for Team India A, waiting for a call-up to play with the national Cricket team.


He was bought by team Chennai Super Kings (A Chennai-based franchise) in the Indian T20 League 2019, but he could not get more chances to play and show his ability. 


When Suresh Raina withdraw his name from IPL 2020 edition due to COVID-19 Cases, Ms. Dhoni (captain of the CSK Team) supposed him to be one of the front-runners to fill in the big shoes.


In an Interview,

He said that he started playing cricket when he was 6 years old boy and today he is a successful cricketer. He started playing professional cricket when he was 11 years old. He started playing cricket at the Vengsarkar Cricket Academy.

Ruturaj Gaikwad on Social Media-

Instagram Account- @ruutu.131

Ruturaj On FaceBook-  Ruturajcricketofficial

Unknown Facts about Ruturaj Gaikwad-

  • Ruturaj Gaikwad, one of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) players who tested COVID-19 positive.
  •  He makes his Vivo IPL (Indian Premier League) debut on Tuesday as the three-time champions take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Dubai, UAE.
  • R Gaikwad, 23, has already been praised as the one to fill in Suresh Raina’s rather big shoes. When Suresh Raina (Indian Cricketer) left the team in the UAE after the COVID-19 scare hit the team in the 2020 IPL edition.
  • CSK team leader Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who won the toss and opted to field first, said that “Ambati Rayudu is not 100%, and so he replaced him by Ruturaj Gaikwad, who has recovered from COVID-19 recently”.
  • It’s noticed that wicketkeeper-batsman Gaikwad had grabbed the attention of skipper MS. Dhoni during the team’s five-day camp in Chennai and impressed both the captain and coach of the team.
  • Ruturaj was picked by CSK at his base price of INR 20 lakhs during the IPL player auction 2019.

CSK opened their IPL 2020 battle with a win over defending winners Mumbai Indians. In that match, Rayudu won the man of the match award for his 71 off 48.

Ruturaj Gaikwad Domestic Career-

The stylish right-handed batsman made his first-class debut at the age of 19 for Maharashtra during the Ranji trophy year 2016-17. On his India A debut, shortly after his first-class debut, Gaikwad was out on a golden duck, against England Lions in January 2019. It was to be, however, just a small blip in the course of a glorious summer.

His scores for India A in List A cricket during the home series against Sri Lanka A and in the Caribbean against West Indies team A read: 187*, 125*, 94, 84, 74, 3, 85, 20, 99. That’s 677 runs at an average run rate of 112.83 and strike rate of 116.72.


In October 2018, due to his unexpected performance, he was named in India B’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy. In December 2018, he was named to India’s team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams of Asia Cup.


People Also Ask-

#1. Is Ruturaj Gaikwad a good player?

Yes, he already impressed MS Dhoni with his performance during IPL 2020 season 13. When Suresh Raina (Indian Cricketer) left the team in the UAE after the COVID-19 scare hit the team in the 2020 IPL edition.
 MS Dhoni said “Ambati Rayudu is not 100%, and so he replaced him with Ruturaj Gaikwad,

#2. What is the age of Ruturaj Gaikwad?

He completed his 24, on 31 January 2021.

#3. Is Ruturaj Gaikwad married if yes his Wife’s Name?

Ruturaj Gaikwad has not been married yet now but he has affair with his Girlfriend Utkarsha.

#4. Where did Ruturaj Gaikwad born?

He was born in Pune city, state Maharashtra, country India.

#5. Who is Ruturaj Gaikwad father?

Ruturaj Gaikwad’s father’s name is Dashrath Gaikwad. He is a Defence Research Development Officer in a government department, and his mother Savita Gaikwad taught students at a municipal school.

#6. Caste of Ruturaj Gaikwad?

“Gaekwad (also spelled as Gaikwar and Gaikwad) (Marathi: Gāyǎkǎvāḍǎ) is a surname native to the Indian state of Maharashtra. The surname is found among the Marathas. It is also a common surname among Bharadis, Dhor, and Mahar communities of Maharashtra state.” Reference

#7. Ruturaj Gaikwad brother name.

Cricketer Ruturaj Gaikwad has one sister. Ruturaj has no brother. There is not sufficient info about his family.


Originally posted on April 26, 2021 @ 7:39 pm

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